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A 18-year-old male asked:

Can taking beta-blockers like metoprolol, bystolic, (nebivolol) and atenolol do damage to your heart in any way or form if your 18 taking it and got arrythmias?

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 23 years experience
Beta blockers help: Those beta blockers are meant to suppress arrhythmias. In general, beta-blockers are cardioPROTECTIVE - i.e., they protect (not damage) the heart. In fact, NOT taking them could be life-threatening, depending on the arrhythmia being treated. Sounds like u have seen a Cardiologist. Make sure to follow their advice. Or use HealthTap. Not knowing specifics, rely on ur doc for advice. TY, and GL!
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